May 27, 2014

Picture of the Day: Strokkur Geyser on the Verge of Eruption

Picture of the Day: Strokkur Geyser on the Verge of Eruption

Photograph by HANSUELI KRAPF In this perfectly timed photo we see Strokkur, a famous geyser in Iceland, on the verge of eruption. Located in the geothermal area beside the Hvítá River (in the southwest part of the country, east of Reykjavík), Strokkur erupts about every 4–8 minutes and can reach heights of 15–20 meters…

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May 27, 2014

15 Hyperrealistic Street Art Portraits by MTO

15 Hyperrealistic Street Art Portraits by MTO

MTO (short for Mateo) is a graffiti and street artist born and raised in France. Between 2006 and 2013 he lived in Berlin however his current location is unknown. Like many graffiti and street artists, personal and background information is sparse. Fortunately his incredible and well documented body of work speaks for itself. MTO…

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May 26, 2014

Picture of the Day: A Thin Sheet of Snow Neatly Folding Over Itself

Picture of the Day: A Thin Sheet of Snow Neatly Folding Over Itself

Photograph by Cathy Hartt via 7NEWS, KGMH in Denver Cathy Hartt was out walking her dog on the morning of 12 May 2014 when she spotted this ‘snowslide’ in Montrose, Colorado that shows a thin sheet of snow neatly folding over itself at the bottom of a slide in Buckley Park. The photo was…

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May 26, 2014

The Washington Ballet Perform Their Hardest Dance Moves

The Washington Ballet Perform Their Hardest Dance Moves

The Washington Post asked six dancers of the Washington Ballet to perform their most difficult dance moves in their repertoire. This is poetry in motion. Originally founded as The Washington School of Ballet in 1944 by legendary ballet pioneer Mary Day, The Washington Ballet (TWB) was incorporated as a professional company in 1976 and…

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May 26, 2014

Takeshi Murata’s Hypnotic Liquid Metal Orb

Takeshi Murata’s Hypnotic Liquid Metal Orb

At Frieze New York 2014, Ratio 3 debuted Melter 3-D (64 x 22 x 22 inches), a sculptural animation by Takeshi Murata. Presented as a single object under controlled lighting, Melter 3-D is a metallic sphere that produces the illusion of perpetual liquid flow across its surface. In an interview with Visionaire, Murata explains:…

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May 24, 2014

This Talented Make-Up Artist Can Completely Transform Her Face

This Talented Make-Up Artist Can Completely Transform Her Face

Elsa Rhae is a self-taught make-up artist that transforms her face into a multitude of characters from movies, television shows and video games. She’s also a video editor, and you can see her remarkable transformations in her timelapse videos on YouTube. To see more from this multi-talented artist, be sure to check her website.…

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May 24, 2014

Artist Animates Over Real-Life Using Markers, White-Out and Transparent Sheets

Artist Animates Over Real-Life Using Markers, White-Out and Transparent Sheets

Artist Marty Cooper animates over real-life scenes using only markers, white out and transparent animation sheets called cels (short for celluloid). A simple idea but brilliantly executed and quite entertaining! To see more, check out Marty (who goes by the moniker Homre_McSteez) on Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and Tumblr.

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